Oldest Crabs Found

Spider Crab, Cretamaja granulata
Spider Crab, Cretamaja granulata

As a Navy Sailor, there are certain headlines that make my nerves tingle, my legs jumpy. This one is especially, umm, errr, ahhh, thought-provoking: Oldest Crabs Found. 

And this, an actual snippet from the well-written article: a crab with a hairy chest, has been dubbed the “Hasselhoff crab” after former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff. It was “almost like a sight from another planet,” Alex Rogers, expedition leader and professor of zoology at Oxford University, told the BBC.

4 thoughts on “Oldest Crabs Found”

  1. I knew an old Chief Yeoman sand crab that’d been on the beach longer than these guys.

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